Great Opportunity With Eskenazi Medical Group For A Nurse Practitioner/ Physician Assistant For Primary Care
- - Providers
- Indianapolis, IN, USA
- Full Time
- Medical, Dental, Vision, 401k, Vacation, CME & Tuition Reimbursement, Loan Repayment Opportuntities
Eskenazi Medical Group (EMG) is seeking a highly qualified Primary Care APP to join its team. EMG is affiliated with Eskenazi Health and employs physician and advanced practice providers who support the Eskenazi Health system. A multi-specialty provider group, it strives to be a leading primary care provider serving all patients regardless of ability to pay or condition of health while advancing medicine through teaching and research.
Eskenazi Health is one of American's largest safety net health systems with more than 1 million outpatient visits each year. Partnering with the Indiana University School of Medicine, Eskenazi Health serves as the public hospital division of the Health & Hospital Corporation of Marion County, Indiana. In addition to the 327-bed hospital located on its downtown Indianapolis campus, Eskenazi Health provides services at 10 federally qualified health care centers and multiple mental health sites and residential facilities located throughout Indianapolis. Eskenazi Health is accredited by The Joint Commission and has been highlighted as one of the nation's 150 best places to work by Becker's Hospital Review for four consecutive years.
Indianapolis offers affordable housing, excellent schools and a wealth of entertainment options, including a variety of amateur and professional sports teams, dynamic museums, live theater productions, symphony and opera concerts, a wide variety of shopping options and restaurants, and numerous outdoor festivals, as well as the famous Indy 500 race each May.
Under the supervision of an attending physician of Eskenazi Medical Group, plans, directs, and evaluates patient's health care at Eskenazi Medical Group venues. Examines and treats chronic and acute episodic illnesses, minor injuries, accidents, and other injuries/illnesses. Performs or orders selected laboratory testing, referrals to physicians as needed, writes prescriptions when having appropriate approved prescriptive authority, and performs office procedures within the scope of expertise protocols and available equipment. Works with primary care physicians in the care and treatment of patients.
Eskenazi Medical Group employees are expected to model PRIDE values (Professionalism, Respect, Innovation, Development, and Excellence) and be positive representatives of our organization on and off the job. This earns the trust and respect necessary to serve all our customers with excellence. Employees proactively contribute to EMG's mission and professional goals: Advocate, Care, Teach and Serve.
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND GENERAL DUTIES:
1. Provides initial and ongoing assessment of patients: medical, physical and psychosocial status including:
a. Obtaining relevant health and medical history from patients and/or caregivers,
b. Performing physical exam appropriate for age and history, including comprehensive functional assessment when clinically indicated,
c. Conducting preventive screening procedures based on age and history,
d. Identifying medical and health risks and needs,
e. Updating and recording changes in health status,
f. Ordering, conducting and interpreting appropriate diagnostic tests,
g. Identifying the needs of the individual family or community as a result of the evaluation of the collected data,
h. Formulating the appropriate differential diagnosis based on history, physical exam, clinical findings and diagnostic test findings,
i. Developing care plan and communicating plan to patient, their care giver, or family,
j. Identifying non-pharmacologic interventions and prescribing non-pharmacologic therapies; identifying pharmacologic interventions and prescribing pharmacologic therapies when having approved prescriptive authority from the State of Indiana,
k. Providing relevant patient education,
l. Making appropriate referrals to physicians and other health professionals and community agencies,
m. Determining the effectiveness of care plans for documentation of patient outcomes and reassessing and modifying the plan that is necessary to achieve medical and health goals, communicates findings and plan of care to patient, their care giver or family.
n. Participates in quality improvement review on a periodic basis, including systematic review of records and treatment plans, helps disseminate findings and implement plans for improvement.
o. Serves as educational resource for other EMG staff.
p. Serves as a member of various EMG committees dealing with healthcare.
q. Completes and maintains written records in a timely fashion and in compliance with NCQA and Eskenazi Medical Group standards.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Collaborates with staff of affiliated institutional facilities to provide appropriate care for Eskenazi Medical Group patients.
Confers with the patient's primary care physician as needed.
Maintains competency in area of expertise
Assists in planning, implementing and evaluating new programs of care.
May perform clinical services during "on-call" hours.
An individual in this position may be exposed to:
Adverse indoor and outdoor environmental conditions
Physical hazards (e.g., needle pricks, etc.)
Must have MSN from accredited school; be board certified and must be able to obtain Indiana prescriptive authority.
Eskenazi Health system commitment: We will
Expect collegial and multidisciplinary approaches to problem solving from all providers working in our system.
Respect clinician autonomy where evidence for a standard of care has yet to be developed. Different approaches should be evaluated to determine the optimal ones, which should then be adopted broadly. Care pathways will be assessed based on quality/outcomes, effects on workflow, and costs.
Commit ourselves to improvement in quality, processes, and the work environment.
Share information openly regarding vision, mission, and strategy, and the progress towards meeting those targets.
Provide timely reporting on quality, volume, financial, and other operations metrics to providers.
Improve chains of communication between providers and administration to make decision making and problem solving as transparent as possible.
Promote Eskenazi Health as a superior learning environment for undergraduate, graduate, and practitioner education in medicine, nursing, pharmacy and other clinical specialties, and provider opportunities for clinical research with our patients.
Seek the input of providers to develop novel services for our patient populations.
Be a leader in promoting wellness among our providers, staff, and patients.
Support career development of providers through inclusion of them in project teams, research projects, and leadership development activities, including coaching and training in improved patient satisfaction.
Recruit and retain superior providers and staff (including those employed by EMG and IUHP) through actions that recognize successes, address provider engagement, and address low performance among staff and providers in a timely fashion.
Eskenazi Health has been named to Becker's Hospital Review's 2018 list of "150 Great Places to Work In Health Care." This is the 3rd year in a row now that EH has received this honor.
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